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Atos’ BullSequana Powers First EuroHPC Supercomputer at IZUM in Slovenia
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Atos’ BullSequana Powers First EuroHPC Supercomputer at IZUM in Slovenia

Maribor, Slovenia, Paris, April 21, 2021 – Atos and the Institute of Information Science (IZUM) in Maribor, Slovenia, today announce that the first EuroHPC supercomputer...

GE Working on Detecting COVID from a Smartphone
From The Eponymous Pickle

GE Working on Detecting COVID from a Smartphone

More detail, here from GE on their work on detecting COVID from a smartphone.GE Scientists Developing Technology to Add COVID-19 Virus Detector to Your Mobile Device...

Human Brain Project and EBRAINS: Call to Build Services for Sensitive Data
From insideHPC

Human Brain Project and EBRAINS: Call to Build Services for Sensitive Data

April 21, 2021 – The Human Brain Project and its research infrastructure EBRAINS are looking for partners to help them offer compliant data solutions to the scientific...

Cerebras Systems: 2.5 Trillion-plus Transistors in 7nm-based 2nd Gen Wafer Scale Engine
From insideHPC

Cerebras Systems: 2.5 Trillion-plus Transistors in 7nm-based 2nd Gen Wafer Scale Engine

Maker of the world’s largest microprocessors, Cerebras Systems, today unveiled what it said is the largest AI chip, the Wafer Scale Engine 2 (WSE-2) — successor...

Qumulo Extends to Asia Pacific; Expands Partnership with HPE
From insideHPC

Qumulo Extends to Asia Pacific; Expands Partnership with HPE

SEATTLE — April 20, 2021 — Qumulo, focused on enterprise file data management across hybrid-cloud environments, today announced the expansion of its global operations...

50 Years, and Lessons (Not) Learned
From CERIAS Blog

50 Years, and Lessons (Not) Learned

Recently, I had cause to reflect on some of what I have done in my career. As one result, I posted a blog entry about how many programming languages I have learned...

50 Years, and Lessons (Not) Learned
From CERIAS Blog

50 Years, and Lessons (Not) Learned

Recently, I had cause to reflect on some of what I have done in my career. As one result, I posted a blog entry about how many programming languages I have learned...

CEA-Leti Announces EU Project to Mimic Multi-Timescale Processing of Biological Neural Systems
From insideHPC

CEA-Leti Announces EU Project to Mimic Multi-Timescale Processing of Biological Neural Systems

 GRENOBLE, France – April 20, 2021 – CEA-Leti announced today the launch of an EU project to develop a novel class of algorithms, devices and circuits that reproduce...

Altair’s Global HPC Summit 2021 May 11-12
From insideHPC

Altair’s Global HPC Summit 2021 May 11-12

Altair (Nasdaq: ALTR) will hold its virtual Global HPC Summit on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 11-12 featuring HPC professionals and end users from a range of industries...

MBRL Tuning for Partially Understood Environments
From The Eponymous Pickle

MBRL Tuning for Partially Understood Environments

Below is very technical,  but I do like some of the background statements such as 'solving tasks in a partially understood environment ...'.    And the idea ofThe...

FABULOS Project: From the Idea to Urban Autonomous Driving
From insideHPC

FABULOS Project: From the Idea to Urban Autonomous Driving

Helsinki — April 20, 2021 — The three-year-long Horizon 2020 project FABULOS (Future Automated Bus Urban Level Operation System) has come to an end. For Sensible...

CIFellows Spotlight – Machine Learning for Storage and Execution Layers of Database Systems
From The Computing Community Consortium Blog

CIFellows Spotlight – Machine Learning for Storage and Execution Layers of Database Systems

Ibrahim Sabek began his CIFellowship in September 2020 after receiving his PhD from the University of Minnesota in January 2020. Sabek is at the Massachusetts Institute...

Xilinx Launches Kria System-on-Modules for Edge AI
From insideHPC

Xilinx Launches Kria System-on-Modules for Edge AI

SAN JOSE, April 20, 2021 – Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today introduced the Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-modules (SOMs), production-ready small form factor...

Database of World Management Practices
From The Eponymous Pickle

Database of World Management Practices

This came to my attention.   Could have been useful, depending on how precise the practices were detailed, in past modeling efforts.   This effort under way for...

RapidAPI Raises $60M for Expansion of API Platform
From insideHPC

RapidAPI Raises $60M for Expansion of API Platform

SAN FRANCISCO- April 21, 2021 – RapidAPI, an API platform that enables developers to manage thousands of APIs, announced today it has raised $60 million in itsRapidAPI...

Lenovo Introduces As-a-Service Solution for Hosted Desktops with Nutanix
From insideHPC

Lenovo Introduces As-a-Service Solution for Hosted Desktops with Nutanix

April 20, 2021 – RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – Today, Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) with Nutanix announces an As-a-Service...

Facebook Research Allocates Ad Funding (without AI)
From The Eponymous Pickle

Facebook Research Allocates Ad Funding (without AI)

Struck me because we did something similar and also quite different for advertising fund allocation very early on.    We the results of integer optimization models...

Autonomous Driving from a Different Contextual View
From The Eponymous Pickle

Autonomous Driving from a Different Contextual View

From the most recent CACM Mag.   An Arab oriented view of the problem.  Instructional.Autonomous Driving in the Face of Unconventional Odds   By Hesham M. Eraqi...

Biden Administration Imposes Sanctions on Russia for SolarWinds
From Schneier on Security

Biden Administration Imposes Sanctions on Russia for SolarWinds

On April 15, the Biden administration both formally attributed the SolarWinds espionage campaign to the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR), and imposedNew...

Quantum Brilliance and Quantum-South Partner on Logistics Optimization
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Quantum Brilliance and Quantum-South Partner on Logistics Optimization

Canberra, Australia and Montevideo, Uruguay, April 19, 2021 — Quantum Brilliance and Quantum-South today announced a partnership to jointly develop and market complementary...
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